Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm having trouble finding ways to dilute myself into a few
paragraphs, but here are the basics. I'm a lifelong student (both
in the figurative and literal sense) and the people in my life are
the same way. I am constantly reading new research on just about
any subject, and I have been known to get myself into a wiki-hole
where I come out 12 hours later wondering why I know so much about
British Heraldry now. I'm also a talker, and even more of a
teacher. My friends always make fun of me because I am always going
on about something I learned, but I get so excited about some
things I just can't help but tell other people. I think Neil
deGrasse Tyson said it best with "Sometimes I just want to grab
people by the collar on the street and scream 'Have you heard
One of my personal goals in life is the elimination of personal
stress and anger. I had a touch of an anger management issue when I
was a kid and it caused a lot of unnecessary stress for me and the
people around me. I feel like anger and resentment drain the life
out of you. I decided a long time ago that I would not be an angry
person, and so I don't tend to let angry or negative people into my
life. Right now my life is a bit outside of it's natural state in
the stress department, but I am a big believer in keeping that to a
minimum. I meditate, though not as often as I should, and I love
it. I get in nature, that is my sanctuary. My plans to hike Mt.
Hood this summer were waylaid by an untimely soccer injury, but
I'll get it in the spring.
The most important thing for me is to enjoy life as much as
possible, it's short and there's little point to wasting our time
on things that won't bring us happiness in the end. I was in a
field that was draining my energy, and so I'm changing that right
now by going back to school to become a nurse.
Sweet mother...I'm rambling like a freak. I'll stop now.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Studying at the moment. In the broader sense, I'm trying to suck in
as much as the cosmos has to offer in the brief decades I have left
before it all blinks out. Basically I'm trying to make sure I'm the
old dude in the park that tells the coolest stories to the kids.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Planning. I hate to admit it, because I wish I was spontaneous, but
even when I do something spontaneous I plan it out as much as
possible. In that vein I'm awesome at making lists (sad admission
time...I have a lit of lists I need to make).
I think I am talented when it comes to finding ways to enjoy the
little things in life. Right now I have to put off many of the big
pleasures and to keep myself steady I have to be able to find those
tiny points of light in the world that uplift you and give you that
energy you need to keep on keeping on.
Other things I am good at include Ping Pong, Driving without a
destination, having a discussion on just about any possible topic,
hiking, meandering, talking to myself, and cooking pork ribs.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Definitely my laugh. It's loud and fairly infectious. The second is
my eyes--I have large Limbal rings (the dark circle around the
iris) and my eyes shift color between green-blue-gray depending on
mood and what I am wearing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
--Vonnegut-specifically Player Piano and A Man Without a
--Chuck Palahniuk, though I haven't read any of his books since
--Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
--His Dark Materials series
--A Brave New World
--The Giving Tree
--The Pearl (Really anything Steinbeck)
--Where the Sidewalk Ends
--Scientific Progress Goes Bonk!! (Calvin and Hobbes book)
Being a theatre kid there are simply too many movies for me to
list. I have literally spent a 24 hour drive to LA doing nothing
but compiling a list of the 100 best movies and debating which was
the #1 film in history.
If forced to name the majors:
--An American President
--Hunt for Red October
--Wag the Dog
--The West Wing
--Wonders of the Universe
--Eureka (Guilty pleasure)
--Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
--Star Trek: TNG
--3-2-1 Contact (my childhood comes flooding back to MathNet)
--The Head and the Heart
--They Might Be Giants
--Anything performed by YoYo Ma
--The Swell Season
--Cat Stevens (Or Yusef Islam if you prefer)
--Mumford and Sons
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
2) Childlike wonder
3) My friends, who are more appropriately my family
4) My own personal Hitchhikers Guide (smartphone, seriously though
we made the damn guide, that's pretty sweet)
5) Music--all the time
6) My dog Nemo--he's my boy.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Honestly, that there are 100 x 10^22 stars in the universe, yet the
human body contains 6.7 x 10^27 atoms, 100,000 times more than
stars in the universe.
That fact occupies a large amount of my brains time.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Ohhh, Friday's are totally not my night. Right now that is my big
study night for the week. On Saturdays right now I'm normally with
friends after watching a football game, having a drink, playing
with my nephew, checking out a local concert...basically anything
that lets me spend time with my friends and family.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
It's probably the list about lists thing...that's really
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You have something different to offer in your profile besides "I
love to Laugh" and "I'm so random". That stuff is useless in
actually getting to know someone.
You love to learn/try new things, anything, anytime.
You want to travel--and have absolute plans to do so.
**You Do Not want kids** I'm sorry, I love other people's kids but
I have many reasons for not wanting my own. If kids are a must for
you, you may as well move on, and best of luck to you.
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